Innovation and Technology

    David Nabarro Aims to Equip Leaders to Meet U.N. Sustainability Goals

    “If [4SD] can work on food systems, we believe it can work on many other areas of human endeavor,” says founder and World Food Prize laureate David Nabarro.

    Using Greenhouses to Help Farmers Build Climate Resilience

    Nonprofit Kheyti has designed an affordable greenhouse which allows farmers to grow seven times the amount of food using 90 percent less water, stabilize incomes, and build climate resilience.

    Preventing Food Loss with Packaging

    There is an ongoing revolution in food packaging technologies. Can small-scale farmers take advantage of these advances to reduce post-harvest food loss?

    Hello Tractor Is Bringing the Sharing Economy to Agriculture

    Food Tank talked with Priscilla Asonibare from Hello Tractor about Hello Tractor’s work in Africa, industry trends, and the potential of the sharing economy for agriculture.

    Scaling Up the Food Waste Fight in Your Local Retail Spaces

    YourLocal app-based marketplace makes ready-to-go foods affordable, accessible, and convenient while preventing food waste by keeping fresh, quality food surplus out of the landfill.

    Making Fish Farming Cool for Rural Youth

    Nigeria has recently focused on drawing teenagers to aquaculture, a challenge that CORAF has accepted through its WAAPP initiative.

    Kenyan Produce Company Connects 13,000 Farmers to Vendors

    One Kenyan produce company, Twiga Foods, is working to improve the lives of small-scale farmers and vendors through innovative technology and education.

    Financial Aid in Nigeria Creating a New Interest in Rural Fish Farming

    Aquaculture in Nigeria has greatly benefited organizations like CORAF, which utilizes its WAAPP initiative to train people in rural fish farming.

    Making Drones Work for Small Farmers

    Drones for agriculture are increasingly popular, but technology needs tailoring to small farmers’ needs and diverse crops if UAVs are to take off across the developing world.

    Using Aquaculture Development to Encourage Women’s Employment in West Africa

    Through CORAF and its WAAPP initiative, rural Nigerian women have the opportunity to work through aquaculture.